America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

April 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
2 Ferry Rd
Old Lyme, CT 06371
Free for Members; $20 walk-in
Paul Nugent

Join us Thursday, April 25, 2019, in the Fellowship Hall at The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme (with dinner after at OLCC) for a presentation by Stephen Walt of the Kennedy School at Harvard University. He will discuss, “America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy.” He will also present his new book, “The Hell of Good Intentions.”

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The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq

When: March 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Crozier Williams Student Center at Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, USA

Join us Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the Crozier Student Center at Connecticut College for a presentation by CJ Chivers, former US Marine Corps infantry veteran and author of “The Fighters: Americans in[…]

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.